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[ aws . iam ]

put-user-permissions-boundary

Description

Adds or updates the policy that is specified as the IAM user's permissions boundary. You can use an AWS managed policy or a customer managed policy to set the boundary for a user. Use the boundary to control the maximum permissions that the user can have. Setting a permissions boundary is an advanced feature that can affect the permissions for the user.

Warning

Policies that are used as permissions boundaries do not provide permissions. You must also attach a permissions policy to the user. To learn how the effective permissions for a user are evaluated, see IAM JSON Policy Evaluation Logic in the IAM User Guide.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  put-user-permissions-boundary
--user-name <value>
--permissions-boundary <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--user-name (string)

The name (friendly name, not ARN) of the IAM user for which you want to set the permissions boundary.

--permissions-boundary (string)

The ARN of the policy that is used to set the permissions boundary for the user.

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Examples

To apply a permissions boundary based on a custom policy to an IAM user

The following put-user-permissions-boundary example applies a custom policy named intern-boundary as the permissions boundary for the specified IAM user.

aws iam put-user-permissions-boundary \
    --permissions-boundary arn:aws:iam::123456789012:policy/intern-boundary \
    --user-name intern

This command produces no output.

To apply a permissions boundary based on an AWS managed policy to an IAM user

The following put-user-permissions-boundary example applies the AWS managed pollicy named PowerUserAccess as the permissions boundary for the specified IAM user.

aws iam put-user-permissions-boundary \
    --permissions-boundary arn:aws:iam::aws:policy/PowerUserAccess \
    --user-name developer

This command produces no output.

Output

None